Khalil Gibran Children Poems

1.
Children

And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, 'Speak to us of Children.'

And he said:

Your children are not your children.

They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
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2.
Your Children

Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you.
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